Sackcloth & Ashes + The Giving Keys Collaboration

For my birthday this year, my best friend bought me a necklace.  It was a large gold key stamped with the word “grateful.”  I adore this necklace and rarely take it off.


The Giving Keys is based in Los Angeles and employs people transitioning out of homelessness to create simple, but inspiring jewelry.

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One day last month, I was going down the instagram rabbit hole and stumbled onto Sackcloth & Ashes.  Sackcloth & Ashes sells beautiful blankets and when you purchase one, they donate a fleece blanket to your local homeless shelter.

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I have been stalking the website, trying to decide which blanket I need.  Maybe the dark blue version above or maybe the teal version below.

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Then, last week while scrolling through instagram (again – I know I have issues), I saw a wonderful collaboration between Sackcloth & Ashes and The Giving Keys.

For each blanket sold in the collaboration, Sackcloth & Ashes will donate a blanket to the LA Rescue Mission.

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This time of year is about reflection and being thankful.  Strangely, it is also the time of year, where I struggle to not buy myself a gift every time I buy one for someone else.  With these two brands,  you can buy yourself a little something and you are still giving to someone else.  And that’s something we can all get behind.